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Galveston Bay oil brief threatens bird migration

March 23, 2014 Tucson No Comments

1 hour 29 mins ago by Associated Press

McALLEN, Texas (AP) – Crews were operative by a night after a boat carrying scarcely a million gallons of generally thick, gummy oil collided with a boat in Galveston Bay, leaking an different volume of a fuel into a renouned bird medium as a rise of a roving shorebird deteriorate was approaching.

Booms were brought in to try to enclose a spill, that a Coast Guard pronounced was reported during around 12:30 p.m. Saturday by a captain of a 585-foot ship, Summer Wind. Coast Guard officials pronounced a brief hadn’t been contained as of 10 p.m., and a collision was still being investigated.

The Coast Guard says a boat collided with a boat carrying 924,000 gallons of sea fuel oil. It didn’t give an guess of how most fuel had spilled into a bay.

Article source: http://www.kvoa.com/news/galveston-bay-oil-spill-threatens-bird-migration/

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